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Otis Spunkmeyer Celebrates 40th Anniversary

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C is for 40th Anniversary

Otis Spunkmeyer, a pioneer in the fresh-baked cookie business, is celebrating its 40th anniversary. Spunkmeyer cookies’ homemade taste is thanks to the company’s dedication to using ingredients with “No Fancy Stuff,” meaning all foods are made without artificial colors or flavors, high fructose corn syrup, or partially hydrogenated oils.

The first Otis Spunkmeyer store opened in Oakland, California, in 1979, and by 1983 there were more than 20 stores throughout the state. The stores transitioned from retail to wholesale to enable the company’s famous cookie dough to be shipped to restaurants, delis, and cafeterias that wanted to sell fresh-baked cookies. Today, the company is the number one selling foodservice cookie dough business in America. In 2006, the company was acquired by Aryzta and launched a line of baked treats to sell directly to consumers.

Otis Spunkmeyer provides a wide variety of treats including mini loaf cakes, crème cakes, frosted crème cakes, mini muffins, muffins, mini cupcakes, cookies, and frozen cookie dough.

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All Otis Spunkmeyer products are available at Vons, Albertsons, Pavilions, Walmart, and Lucky stores.